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Linnea Johnson Klouzek (1925-2018)

Linnea Johnson Klouzek

FARMINGTON - Linnea Johnson Klouzek, 93, passed away on Nov. 29, 2018, at the Sandy River Center.

She was the wife of the late Joseph E. Klouzek, DDS. Linnea was born on Jan. 7, 1925, in Stockholm, and was one of eight children born to Swedish immigrants, Oscar and Ebba (Larson) Johnson.

At the age of 17, she moved to South Lancaster, Mass. to attend South Lancaster Academy for her junior and senior year of high school. Linnea worked to support herself through school and was valedictorian of her graduating class of 1943.

While working as a secretary for the Southern New England Conference, she met and later married Joseph E. Klouzek on Aug. 27, 1950, at the Seventh-day Adventist Church in South Lancaster, Mass.

Linnea was a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in South Lancaster, Mass., as well as the Jay and Farmington churches after retirement, where she was the church organist for 20 plus years. She loved music and played the organ, piano, and violin, and enjoyed downhill skiing, cross country skiing, painting, knitting and traveling. She hosted many family reunions at Mousam Lake for her brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews.

Linnea is survived by son, David J. Klouzek of Farmington; daughter, Cherie Tassi and husband Paul of Tyngsboro, MA; sister, Nettie Boland of Farmington; two grandchildren, Stephen and Katie Tassi; and many nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Dan & Scott’s Cremation & Funeral Service, 488 Farmington Falls Rd., Farmington, ME 04938.

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